Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation New York Offices Open

The German-based Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, which is affiliated to The Left Party (Die Linke) has opened an office in New York, the latest branch of the Foundation (others include Berlin, Brussels, Moscow, Warsaw, Tel Aviv and Hanoi) Die Linke politician … Continue reading

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On This Day: 27 November 1918: ‘The Acheron in Motion’

On 27 November 1918, during the German Revolution, this article by Rosa Luxemburg appeared in the Spartacus League’s newspaper, ‘Die Rote Fahne’ (‘The Red Flag’): (courtesy of Marxist Internet Archive: http://www.marxists.org/archive/luxemburg/1918/11/27.htm) Rosa Luxemburg The Acheron in Motion (November 1918) “The … Continue reading

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On This Day: 20 November 1918: Rosa Luxemburg publishes ‘The National Assembly’, her critique of the view that socialism could be achieved through the ballot box alone…

Courtesy of http://www.marxists.org/archive/luxemburg/1918/11/20.htm Rosa Luxemburg The National Assembly (November 1918) First Published: Die Rote Fahne, November 20th, 1918. Source: Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political Writings, edited and introduced by Robert Looker, pp.262-5. Translated: (from the German) W.D. Graf. Transcription/Markup: Ted Crawford/Brian … Continue reading

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On This Day: 13 November 1917: Rosa Luxemburg on the October Revolution

Around 13 November 1917, Rosa Luxemburg wrote to her friend Marta Rosenbaum in a letter smuggled outfrom her cell in Breslau prison, where she was held by the German authorities for her anti-war activies. On 7 November (25 October by … Continue reading

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